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This day in Beatles history

19th May 1967 – the Launch Party of Sgt Pepper at Brian Epstein’s House

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On May 19th 1967, the Beatles gathered at Brian Epstein’s house in Chapel Street, Belgravia, for the launch party of their new album, ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. Among

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Paul and Linda McCartney at MPL

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As it is the 50th anniversary today of Paul McCartney first meeting  Linda Eastman at the Bag O Nails club in London, I thought I would share this photo I

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May 6th 2013 – The Quarrymen (With Special Guest!) Play in London

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On May 6th 2013, John Lennon’s Original Quarrymen played at the St James’s Theatre in London. During the show a very special guest joined them onstage. No, not Paul McCartney

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May 1st 1966 – The Beatles Last Ever Scheduled Concert Performance

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May 1st 1966 – the Beatles give their last ever scheduled UK Live performance at the NME Pollwinners Show at the Empire Pool, Wembley (now Wembley Arena). Also on the

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April 23rd 1964 John Lennon Gives Short ‘In His Own Write’ Speech

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On April 23rd 1964, John Lennon took a break in the filming of A Hard Day’s Night to attend the Foyles Literary Lunch, held in his honour at the Dorchester

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Remembering Linda McCartney

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Today, we remember Linda McCartney, who passed away on April 17th, 1998. Here is a photo I took of Paul and Linda in 1983.  

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December 14th 1963 – The Beatles at Wimbledon Palais

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This was one of the most bizarre Beatles concerts. On 14th December 1963 the Beatles came to the Wimbledon Palais in Merton for an event billed as the ‘Southern Area

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November 9th 1961 – Brian Epstein sees the Beatles at the Cavern Club

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On November 9th 1961, Brian Epstein went to the Cavern Club to see the Beatles, initially to ask about where to obtain the record they had made in Hamburg with

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November 9th 1966 – When John met Yoko….?

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According to John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and most Beatles books, they first met at the Indica Art Gallery on November 9th 1966, at Yoko’s art exhibition. John and Yoko

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September 24th 1941 – Remembering Linda McCartney

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Remembering Linda McCartney, who was born on September 24th 1941 – 75 years ago today. I met Linda with Paul on many occasions. I think the nicest was in June

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